Jennifer Garner

Actor Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Anne Affleck, better known as Jennifer Garner, is an American actress, celebrity advertising and film producer. Garner gained recognition on television for her performance as CIA agent Sydney Bristow in the thriller drama series Alias, which aired on ABC for five seasons from 2001 to 2006. For her work on the series, Garner won a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
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Jennifer Garner is selling Girl Scout cookies too
CNN - 13 days
You seriously cannot get away from Girl Scout cookies.
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Jennifer Garner Is Returning To TV In Lena Dunham HBO Comedy
Huffington Post - 17 days
The "Alias" star is coming back to the small screen.
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Jennifer Garner: A lifeline for poor families
CNN - 24 days
Congress has once again shortchanged kids. Lawmakers finally authorized the Children's Health Insurance Program in a short-term budget deal passed by Congress, but they failed to act on another key program for poor kids -- the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV).
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Jennifer Garner Shares Precious 'Love Note' Written By 5-Year-Old Son
Huffington Post - about 1 month
SO FREAKIN' CUTE.
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Jennifer Garner On Sexual Misconduct In Hollywood: We Can't Assume Every Man Is Guilty
Huffington Post - 3 months
"Due process is important and has to take place."
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Jennifer Garner Goes Dark In New Movie About Cheating Husband
Huffington Post - 5 months
"The Tribes of Palos Verdes" marks a departure for the actress.
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Drugged Jennifer Garner laugh-cries over 'Hamilton'
CNN - 5 months
Garner posted the #TBT video of herself on laughing gas. She's not the first celebrity to do so.
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See Jennifer Garner on laughing gas crying over "Hamilton"
CBS News - 5 months
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Former Annie's Homegrown CEO Heads to Baby-Food Startup
Wall Street Journal - 6 months
The former chief executive of organic food brand Annie’s Homegrown is heading into the crowded baby food business. John Foraker is taking the top role at startup Once Upon a Farm, which is partnering with actress Jennifer Garner to help market the brand.
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Jennifer Garner meets with Hurricane Harvey victims: 'I was inspired'
Fox News - 6 months
Jennifer Garner was "inspired" after meeting with victims of Hurricane Harvey.
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Jennifer Garner Joins Instagram And The World Just Got A Little Better
Huffington Post - 6 months
Obviously, her first post is adorable.
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Jennifer Garner To Kick Ass Again In Action Thriller 'Peppermint'
Huffington Post - 7 months
It's about time.
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Jennifer Garner And Ben Affleck's Mom Hung Out Without Him
Huffington Post - 7 months
Affleck was spotted with his new girlfriend the same day.
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Jennifer Garner Reportedly Confronted Ben Affleck's New Girlfriend Years Ago
Huffington Post - 8 months
Nobody's ashes.
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 42
    Affleck and Garner announced they were divorcing on June 30, 2015.
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    Garner starred in the 2015 comedy-drama film Danny Collins alongside Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Bobby Cannavale and Christopher Plummer.
    She and Affleck separated in 2015.
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  • 2014
    Age 41
    In 2014, Garner donated $25,000 to the campaign of Democratic politician Wendy Davis.
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    In 2014 she joined the Invest in Us campaign while in 2015, she will appear in a PBS documentary which focuses on rural poverty among children in West Virginia.
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    In 2014 she did TV commercials for Capital One.
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    In 2014, Garner was recognized by Elle Magazine during The Women in Hollywood Awards, honoring women for their outstanding achievements in film, spanning all aspects of the motion picture industry, including acting, directing, and producing.
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    Garner also co-starred with Steve Carell and Ed Oxenbould in the 2014 Disney adaptation of the popular children's book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
  • 2013
    Age 40
    On April 24, 2013, Garner began filming Summit and OddLot Entertainment's dramedy Draft Day in New York and Cleveland, Ohio.
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    Garner reunited with Matthew McConaughey in the 2013 film Dallas Buyers Club, which received positive reviews and was a box office success with a worldwide gross of $55 million over a production budget of $5 million.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 39
    In October 2012, Butter – starring Garner – was released, to mixed feedback from critics and poor earnings at the box office.
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  • 2010
    Age 37
    In 2010, Garner appeared in the ensemble romantic comedy Valentine's Day, directed by Garry Marshall, which also starred Ashton Kutcher, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts, former Alias co-star Bradley Cooper, and Patrick Dempsey among others.
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  • 2009
    Age 36
    Also in the 2009, she had the lead in Ricky Gervais' directorial debut The Invention of Lying.
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    She then had the starring role alongside Matthew McConaughey in the 2009 romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, that came out to negative reviews but was a modest commercial success.
  • 2007
    Age 34
    Garner made her Broadway debut on November 1, 2007, playing Roxanne in Cyrano de Bergerac alongside Kevin Kline at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway.
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  • 2006
    Age 33
    Garner performed the Frank Loesser song "My Heart Is So Full of You" on the 2006 charity album Unexpected Dreams – Songs From the Stars.
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  • 2005
    Age 32
    Her second lead role saw her reprising the character of Elektra in the 2005 Daredevil spin-off titled Elektra, a box office disaster that was panned by critics.
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    Following a four-year marriage to Scott Foley, Garner married actor Ben Affleck in 2005, with whom she has three children.
  • 2004
    Age 31
    Garner subsequently began dating her Daredevil co-star Ben Affleck and the two made their first public appearance as a couple by attending the Boston Red Sox's opening World Series games in October 2004. Called "Bennifer 2," they married on June 29, 2005, in a private ceremony at the Parrot Cay resort on the Turks and Caicos Islands, officiated by Garner's Alias co-star Victor Garber.
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  • 2003
    Age 30
    Garner began dating her Alias co-star Michael Vartan in mid-2003. After several months of rumors, their break-up was confirmed in August 2004.
    Garner filed for divorce in May 2003 citing irreconcilable differences.
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    Recalling how she was rescued by Affleck, she said in 2003, "out of nowhere comes this 6 ft. 4 in. red devil who just kind of put his arms out and shouts: 'I've got her!' I'm telling you, it was like, 'I've got my own superhero.'" While Daredevil got mixed reviews, it was a box office hit.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2002
    Age 29
    After the initial success of Alias, Garner made a big screen cameo in the Steven Spielberg film Catch Me if You Can in 2002; Spielberg had seen her on the show and wanted her to play that small role.
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    The first few episodes of season one of Alias, which averaged about 10.2 million weekly viewers, earned Garner the award for "Best Actress in a Television Series — Drama" at the 2002 Golden Globe Awards.
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  • 2001
    Age 28
    Later in 2001, J.J. Abrams, the producer of Felicity, in which Garner had played a recurring role since 1998, approached Garner to audition for the role of Sydney Bristow in his new spy drama Alias.
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    In 2001, she appeared as the supporting character of a nurse in the big-budget epic Pearl Harbor, starring her future husband Ben Affleck.
    Following a supporting role in Pearl Harbor, Garner gained recognition for her performance as CIA officer Sydney Bristow in the ABC spy-action thriller Alias, which aired from 2001 to 2006.
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  • 2000
    Age 27
    Garner married actor Scott Foley in October 2000.
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    In 2000, Garner appeared in the comedy Dude, Where's My Car? opposite Ashton Kutcher, playing the girlfriend of Kutcher's character.
  • 1996
    Age 23
    In 1996, Garner appeared as Sarah Troyer, a young Amish woman, in Harvest of Fire, a made-for-TV movie starring Patty Duke.
  • 1995
    Age 22
    In 1995, Garner started pursuing theater in New York City and earned $150 a week as an understudy in the play A Month in the Country for Roundabout Theatre Company.
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  • 1994
    Age 21
    In 1994, Garner appeared in Atlanta productions of two Shakespeare plays, The Merchant of Venice and A Midsummer Night's Dream, by the Georgia Shakespeare Company.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1990
    Age 17
    Garner attended George Washington High School in Charleston and graduated in 1990.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Born
    Born on April 17, 1972.
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